Dr. J. G. Scott and J. M. Fish
Insecticide Toxicology Laboratory
Department of Entomology, Comstock Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853
This 44 minute video shows the behavior and electrophysiological symptoms of American cockroaches poisoned with seven different types of neurotoxic insecticides (DDT, nicotine, bioallethrin, permethrin, deltamethrin, chlorpyrifos, and carbaryl) and a demonstration of the cockroach ventral nerve cord dissection. This video includes an outline and is ideal for individuals involved in teaching or research in insecticide toxicology and neurobiology. This video is currently being used for Insecticide Toxicology classes at Cornell University and the University of Nebraska, and for Principles of Neurobiology at Cornell.
|Sample of the electrophysiologic activity of a normal American cockroach (QuickTime movie, 4 MB download)|
|Sample of the behavior of an American cockroach (QuickTime movie, 3 MB download)|
The cost of this VHS video is $39 which includes shipping and handling.
Please make checks payable to Cornell University Department of Entomology (send to Jeff Scott at the address above)